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Stand Your Ground?

Stand Your Ground title (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Criminal defense attorney William J. Sheaffer addresses Florida’s “stand your ground” law in light of the possibility of its application to the defense of Sanford resident George Zimmerman in connection with Zimmerman’s arrest on charges of second degree murder surrounding the death of Trayvon Martin. Length – 46:07

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck
Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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Geneva: History Alive!

Geneva - History Alive title (photo - CMF Public Media)
The Museum of Geneva History is a treasure trove of special items from Florida’s past, especially the pioneer days. Mal and Mary Jo Martin of the historical society take us on an audio tour that makes Geneva history come alive! Length: 18:10

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Robert Ledford

Helming the Oviedo campus of Seminole State College, Robert Ledford is the new campus provost of a nifty patch of 3 buildings, a nature preserve, scrub oaks, pine trees and an iconic clock tower… and 8,000 students. Length – 25:05


(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck)

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Wekiva River Heritage

For 30 years the Friends of the Wekiva River has been safeguarding it. Russ and Katie Moncrief operated Katie’s Landing on the Wekiva. At an April 2012 celebration of the FOWR anniversary, Katie’s Landing became part of the Wekiva River Basin state park. Hear Katie Moncrief and experts on the river discuss the river’s history. Length – 11:45


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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A Conversation with the Homeless

A Conversation with the Homeless

Hear a conversation with three homeless men and two representatives from support organizations addressing pending law changes in the city of Sanford regarding loitering, panhandling and meal sharing locations. Length 01:19:29


(Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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St. Luke’s Centennial

St. Luke's Centennial title (photo & graphic - CMF Public Media)

This year, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Oviedo is celebrating its centennial.   As part of the commemoration, the church has launched a program called the Servant Project where volunteers from the church serve local charities.  In this feature we will hear about this project and the history of the church on its 100th anniversary.
Length: 16:50


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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End Child Homelessness

(photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

Hear a discussion about local initiatives taken in Seminole County, Florida, by a collaboration of providers of services to the homeless community to end or lower the number of homeless children in the county. Length 59:21


Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Audio assistance — Kurt Slafkovsky, Seminole County government.

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Carey on Carey

Seminole County Board of County Commission Chairman, Brenda Carey, reviews her recently completed term as chairman and comments on the issues coming up in 2012 for her next term as chairman. Length 26:47


(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck. Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media.)

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Women Military Veterans

Women Military Veterans title

Hear about the issues Seminole County, FL., women military veterans face in the transition from active military duty to civilian life. Speakers are Laurie Reid, a local US Navy veteran now in civilian life as a counselor at Seminole Behavioral Healthcare, and a non-veteran, Venita Garvin Valdez, who is helping lead Joining Forces for Women. Length 59:41


Event Photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media
Title Photo (“Black women shoe” – Margarit Ralev) & (“Army boot” – Andrzej Pobiedziński)

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Commentary: Thanksgiving 2011

In recognition of Thanksgiving Day 2011, Central Florida Matters presents this commentary montage from voices that matter on issues those voices believe matters – giving thanks. Length – 04:29


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